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Optisches Museum Jena

Carl-Zeiss-Platz 12, 07743 Jena, Thuringia, Germany
+49 3641 44 31 65
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Ranked #4 of 20 attractions in Jena
Type: Museums
Most recent review
- Jul 26, 2014
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Jena, Germany
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I've been to this museum three times now and have been impressed every time. There is a wide variety of optical devices, from periscopes to microscopes to vision tools, and most of the exhibitions are set up so that you can actually try them yourself, so that you can better understand developments of these devices over time. There are also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Usefull to understand the success of the town of Jena, lots of instrumets show and the very best is the workshop of Carl Zeiss. where he constructed the first equippment

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52 reviews 52 reviews
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

You will not find a better collection of optical aids, spectacles from the 15th century, microscopes, ophthalmic/medical instrumentation anywhere else- a truly rare collection. Well presented- alot to see!

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